Nevine El Kadi
Founder & CEO
A business consultant with a business administration academic background and 25 years of experience with reputable multinational and local organizations in diversified industries (Banking, Diplomatic Missions, trading companies, Information Technology and networking communications. Her experience included sales, marketing, Government/Public relations, business consultancy, corporate social responsibility, general and projects management.
Spent the last 13 years of her corporate professional career at Cisco Systems. She joined as North Africa Levant Area Manager in April 2004, working with the Public Sector and Corporate affairs teams. Her role was to promote the Cisco Networking Academy within Academic Institutions, local and Central Governments. Due to her noticeable strategic vision she succeeded to build several Public private partnerships in her region, and was able to position Cisco as the main stakeholder in national initiatives with the objective of improving Education, Building ICT capacities and employability. She was promoted throughout this period until she was appointed as Middle East and Africa Networking Academy Regional Manager (2007 to 2012). In February 2012 until October 2016, led the Corporate Affairs, CSR Global Engagement Organization, as the Senior Manager for Turkey, Middle East and North Africa, focusing on Human Capital Development and Economic Empowerment (Education and Health sectors) with successfully achieving the highest female participation globally in Cisco Networking Academies.
Prior joining Cisco, Nevine was the Vice President of FinRate Consulting s.a.e., a reputable business consulting firm in the Middle East. She brings to her profession regional experience in business consultancy, Organization development and restructuring, strategic business development, research and analysis, as well as strong understanding of industries and increasing responsibility in leadership positions.
Throughout her career, Nevine recognized that the main drive fueling her passion was focusing on people. When she said “People are the real wealth of nations. Human development is my passion. Nothing is more rewarding than granting people the opportunity to exploit their full potential in accord with their needs and interests”. Hence the slogan “Captivating Human Experience”.